By DEE AYROSO
Month: November 2019
Malaborbor was a peasant activist and was a staff member of Pagkakaisa at Ugnayan ng Magsasaka sa Laguna (Pumalag). He was also an organizer for the Makabayan Koalisyon ng Mamamayan – Timog Katagalugan.
“The narrative that there are guns and bombs in the said office, as what the government has peddled in the raids of offices in Negros, is preposterous and a barefaced lie meant to justify these patently arbitrary arrests and to silence social justice workers and activists.”
MANILA – Progressive groups trooped in front of the Philippine National Police headquarters on Monday, Nov. 4 to denounce the mass arrest of legal activists in Bacolod City, Escalante and Manila last week. Amid the crackdown against the legal activists, the progressives vowed stronger resistance amid the attacks on legal activists who were “merely exercise…
“Nobody deserves this unending longing and pain.” MANILA – Relatives of the disappeared have once again gathered on Nov. 2 at the Bantayog ng mga Desaparecido at the National Shrine of Our Mother of Perpetual Help, Baclaran for their yearly traditional commemoration of All Soul’s Day. They carried not only candles and flowers to offer…
“The ultimate objective of EO 70 is a national crackdown. Duterte wants to wipe out the opposition, legal and armed. Wala ng pag-iiba diyan. (No distinction anymore)”
By JHIO JAN NAVARRO* From deep Mordor Sauron marched to Negros besieging the Occident laying waste lives in Sagay riddling bodies with copper, leaving them smelling burnt Sauron continued marching to the Orient wreaking havoc on fields, not satiated with bloodthirst his ever lusting lust Unstoppable are his orcs, neither Gandalfs nor Galadriels who perished…
Pooled editorial | Community journalism is not a crime: Stop disinformation on Negros 57, free Anne Krueger!
Paghimutad was formed after the Sagay 9 massacre in response to the growing human rights violations in the island. Despite the culture of fear in Negros, Paghimutad and its volunteer community journalists courageously filled the void of information, publishing audio-visual reports through social media.
Imagine a world without impunity, where everyone is free to exercise their right to freedom of expression and information and able to access, generate and share ideas and information in any way they choose, without fear.
The law is flagrantly used by judges, police and military to violate human rights. Organizations previously red tagged have endured painful outcomes such a the imprisonment, murder and massacre of their members. This is none other than full spectrum dominance.